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Sep 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
, adoption by legitimacy or intimidation? in nigeria, allegations that some new mothers are being forced to give up their babies. more than 1 million people in new zealand are taking part in what is believed to be the world's first nationwide earthquake drill. sirens were sounded across the country alerting people to take cover. it comes after last year's earthquake in christ church of which killed nearly 200 people. our correspondent duncan kennedy reports from the region. >> 9:26. the precise time the world's first countrywide earthquake drill began. this is wellington xoo in new zealand-- zoo in new zealand. it was the same been thousands of places all over new zealand. more than 1 million people took part, for around one-third of the total population. >> to make sure we keep letting them know to drop is what to do in an emergency. es andaging business an homes to be prepared and home and at work. >> last year's earthquake killed 185 people in christchurch and destroying hundreds of buildings. a royal commission into the disaster is due to produce its report in november. new zealand t
Sep 30, 2012 10:00am PDT
with a male escort and is sending the women back to nigeria. >>> the u.s. catholic bishops this week pledged unconditional support for the catholic church in nigeria after a cathedral was bombed there last weekend. the attack is the latest in a up long line of church bombings by the radical islamist group. at least four people were killed and nearly 50 wounded. more than 100 have died in similar attacks in the past year. the catholic bishops say they will urge the state department to do more to stop the violence. >>> around the world the most prominent peacekeepers are 120,000 blue helmeted u.n. soldiers drawn from the armies of dons of nations. at the same time in other conflict zones and fragile cease-fires, another approach is being tested. it's the use of civilians, paid, unarmed and apparently effective. fred reports from the philippines islands. >> reporter: its lush fields are a food basket for the philippines, but it's a tense, highly militarized place. tens of thousands of people across this indiana-sized island have been forced to flee their homes for camps. on paper there's a ceas
Sep 26, 2012 4:00pm PDT
, young mothers. some are being forcefully torn apart in nigeria. the people of new zealand know only too well about the dangers of earthquakes and the importance of being prepared in an emergency. a large aftershock in christchurch last year killed nearly 200 people. that is why more than a million took part today in what is believed to be the world's first ever nationwide earthquake drill. sirens were sounded alerting people to take cover. our correspondent in the region said this report. >> 9:26, the world's first countrywide earthquake drill began. this is wellington in new zealand where benches a low level walls were used for cover. more than a million people took part, around a third of the total population. >> we want to make sure we keep driving home the drill to do in an emergency. we will follow-up with encouraging businesses and homes to be sure they are prepared at home and at work. >> the exercise was devised following last year's christchurch earthquake that killed 185 people and destroyed dozens of buildings. a report will be produced in november. it zealand television has
FOX Business
Sep 17, 2012 1:00pm EDT
more concerned as conflicts spread west to oil rich nigeria. phil flynn has more on this. are you concerned then, phil, what's going on in nigeria? >> i am right now. see, egypt doesn't produce a lot of oil, and because we built in good buffer of supply in case of a disruption, we really have to see oil come off the market. if each -- it's not going to cost the global market place any oil, but nigeria's a very important cog in the global oil economic wheel. they have a very high quality oil that's very difficult to replace, and considering the fact that the three places you really rely on in europe for high quality crudes is the north sea, libya, and nigeria. if we lose oil from either nigeria or libya, we could have a situation like we saw earlier in the summer where crude hit record highs. back to you. ashley: phil, thank you very much. >> thanks. trace -- tracy: u.s. programs on the chopping block, and if we don't reduce the deficit, u.s. military spending will be slashed by $54.7 billion in 2013, 9.4% of the budget. what's that mean for the defense industry, and which companie
FOX Business
Sep 28, 2012 3:00pm EDT
it in nigeria which dwarfs the gulf of mexico and they'll does. liz: we show a span of a very short time all the continuous oil spills in nigeria. we make so much about the one still in decades, but what is the main issue that you found helping to put this film together? >> the illustrated the poison of the universal color line that has been established worldwide and because they are black, that is when nobody was concerned because it is worthless. the supremacist and those opposed to freedom. therefore you find yourself in a very precarious predicament and that is why this is a must see, you have to be able to deal with it as it is just as hitler did with germany. convincing the masses for his master propaganda which said you get four or five lives instinctively until you convince them he ha. liz: they are held not thanks to the nigerian government for my mental production. are they in part to blame? >> corruption, bribery, that is what this movie brings out in all. exposing a sickness we must try to correct and we can do in the great nation of america posting the evident truth. making the
Sep 1, 2012 3:45pm EDT
explaining exactly what we were doing with it we put it into the same question will institution in nigeria which obviously was very good for us. protected our own investment. we just sort of give them a nice report and said, oh, you know, it's in this institution. so, really crossing over some bread line. we were taking other people's money that they had entrusted us a new lending it. something that we knew full well i had been down to nigeria on two occasions for extended trips we knew exactly what these guys were doing india we decided to cover that. i confronted the management and then i was -- i was told to leave the office immediately. subsequently tried to the -- i don't want to say the word bribe. you can see on the website the actual letter that is sent me. the offer me a nice race to become a consultant to the company. additional company chilly causes. into the institution into never speak badly. otherwise it would take mccourt. so employment lawyer. she says this is a ridiculous other, completely illegal under debts and plan a lot. but card. you're going to win. you don't even ne
Comedy Central
Sep 18, 2012 7:15pm PDT
fatter. the only thing bigger with hiv is nigeria. hey, magic, in honor of your big day, i'm gonna go out and have unprotected sex. hopefully with this chick, mila of my faves. the hottest chick in the world turns 29 years old today. mila was in black swan, and her boyfriend, ashton kutcher, used to be in an old goat. [laughter] [cheers and applause] hey, mila, is it true demi moore sent you a birthday card with $5 in it? all right, mila... happy burn day, darling. hopefully your birthday is the only thing you share with magic johnson. moving on to someone else with a poisonous missile, here's north korean dictator kim jong-un! when the official north korean news agency announced the opening of the amusement park, everyone in north korea said the same thing-- "what's amusement?" by the way, "fun park" is also the name of the guy who owns the place.
Sep 4, 2012 2:30pm PDT
playing. they be a local 54-mil. all of these players and clubs in nigeria, but the money was poured. football agents promised big contracts to entice them away from home, but only four of the groups, clubs. the others are stuck in limbo. >> they treated the boy is badly. they dumped them here and abandon them. >> the agent -- the agents say they're still looking for clubs for the remaining nine. if they don't get contracts by mid september, the authorities will deport them. >> you are watching "the journal" thank you for joining us. >> back with more news at the top of the hour. stay with us.
Sep 8, 2012 6:30pm PDT
conseguir dos tÍtulos seguidos en el partido por tercer lugar japÓn hace historia ante nigeria y subieron al podio en un sub-20 rama femenina. y antes de despedirme, maÑana en su repÚblica deportiva hablamos con miguel el piojo herrera no se lo pierda maÑana esto es todo, en de porportes >>> felicidades. la Única perdedora la venezolana. >>> vamos con mÁs deportes con el Último dÍa de competencia de juegos paraolÍmpico de londres, miren este hombre que ha estado llevando su propio espectaculo f las afueras de los eso ze na ross el brasileÑo el hombre mÁs rÁpido sin piernas, hizo mal ba l malabares. >>> el fervor de cubanos por la virgen de caridad de cobre, trasciende fronteras, en miami celebran este sÁbado el aniversario 400 de la apariciÓn de la imagen de la virgen en cuba, esta tarde en ha hermita de la caridad y luego por la bahÍa de miami hasta la american airlines arena. >>> y asÍ nos despedimos, por hoy, nos vemos mÁs tarde con mas informaciÓn. ♪ (mÚsica) ♪ ♪ (mÚsica) ♪.
Aug 31, 2012 6:30pm PDT
. it is the power behind what has become africa's second largest oil producer after nigeria. it is made possible -- it has made possible 15% average growth between 2002 and 2008, but opposition candidates say the well has not trickled down to the country's 18 million people. they say while elites prosper, the vast majority remained mired -- remain mired in poverty. >> it is a difficult situation. we need running water, paved roads, more security for young people, and jobs for young people. young people who have studied have cleaning jobs or sweep the streets. >> political opponents say the government is corrupt. the nation's largest opposition party accuses him of rigging votes. in the 2008 election, you need 81% of the vote, compared to the government's 82%. since he came to power in 1979, he put the media under his control. in the run-up to the election, newspapers said the president is in the hearts of the people. >> we do not hide from the country's difficulties. we are realists -- pragmatic and practical. the mpla analyze the problems and shows the way to solve them. it is the party of trut
Sep 22, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. hundreds of protesters battled with police today in bangladesh, and thousands marched in nigeria as well. in libya, a new twist-- attacks on islamic militia groups the residents say the libyan army has failed to control. in benghazi, elizabeth palmer saw the worst of the unrest. >> reporter: the death of ambassador chris staefns and three of his team was the last straw. benghazi citizens marched on friday with the country's air force flying in support overhead. their message to the armed men who refuse to give up their guns, "we've had enough of you." after dark, a hard core decided to enforce that message. they stormed four bases belonging to the fighter groups, including radical islamists ansar al sharia, suspected of attacking the u.s. consulate. facing popular anger like this, the fighters fled. we arrived at one base just after the official libyan army had taken control. was this built as a prison? they showed us the makeshift jail where dozens had, until an hour before, been locked up at the fighters' mercy. later, near midnight, hundreds of citizens, most young men, drove to a big
Sep 23, 2012 6:00pm PDT
in the middle east there was another sunday terrorist attack targeting christians in nigeria outside a catholic church. the suicide car bomb killed at least two and injured 45. no one has claimed responsibility. but christians in the area have been targeted by the radical islamist group procal harrem. later a fyke air-- fake ar line pilot caught in the act. a deadly avalanche in the high himalayas, and they came illy-- illegally as children, now they're safe from deportation at least for now. those stories when the "cbs evening news" continues. >> jeff: an avalanche today swept away climbers in the world's 8th highest mountain in neppal, and killed at least ten people. knife injured climbers were rescued by helicopters. survivors said they were sleeping when the avalanche struck on the nearly 27,000 foot peak. the victims are leaved-- believed to be europeans. the wildfire threat is easing for hundreds of people in central washington state tonight. near fight-- firefighters say there is progress in the two week battle against wildfires that have burned more than 140 square miles of forest, brus
Sep 7, 2012 4:00pm PDT
question, as nigeria exports and refined oil, why was the tankard taking petrol from here to america? the rescue teams may have arrived after the pirates had fled but the crew were grateful for the help and relief to be free. what about getting in touch with your relatives? >> everybody asked us to get back as soon as possible. >> who did you call first? >> my wife and my mother. i have baby girls. it was a tough moment for me. >> a happy and luckey group. it is spreading to west africa as well. that brings today's show to a close. you can get updates at any time on our website. i am also on twitter. this is "bbc world news america ." have a great weekend. >> make sense of international news at >> funding for this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you operate in, working to nurture new ventures and help provide capital for key strategic decisions. we offer expertise and tailored soluti
Sep 3, 2012 3:07am PDT
hair. so i say, i also come from nigeria and i am like you. [laughter] i do not think she believed me so i was inventing names. anyway. so she influenced me. she had white skin. you could see her veins. she was very strange but beautiful for me. i was always attracted by different beauty that i saw everywhere. i remember some movies called guess who's coming to have dinner tonight with sydney party. i remember i said to my parents -- i was 12. if i come with a black girl, what will you say? and they say, if you love her, that is perfect for you. years after when it told them what i could say about the fact was going with a guy, they said if you love each other, that is wonderful. so i think i was lucky to have parents like that. very modern. very open-minded. unlike for some, there's no question of religion, of color of skin, or anything like that. people can be all beautiful. it depends on who they are, but it is not a question of color. for me, both of us were beautiful. and i loved color. color of the skin. tattoo on the skin, which is a kind of color. some blue colors that you add
Sep 14, 2012 1:00am PDT
-style attack. the threat we used to think to as al qaeda has turned into. boca haram in nigeria. al shabaab in syria, cutting off people's hands, cutting off people's hands and stoning people to death. it's an sardin in mali. it's it's al qaeda in mali and nigeria. they have essentially taken control of northern mali right now. some of these groups have al qaeda in their name. some of them do not. but what matters to the united states right now is not just names. what matters to the united states right now not just in terms of our interest in how things broadly go in other parts of the world but in terms of our own national security as americans is how much these groups and others like this are interested in and moving toward international terrorism. how much they are interested not just in the local concerns that make them a plague to their host governments, and the civilians who are in their way, but how much their ideology turns their interest and their targeting toward us. toward western targets. i do not mean to be harsh about this, but what we are looking for as a nation in terms of t
Sep 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. the plaintiffs allege that an overseas oil company conspired with the military government of nigeria to involve the nigeria government in putting down the opposition to oil field developments in nigeria, and so if that's happened to you -- [laughter] okay. that was my guess. it is an important controversy in american law. the alien tort statute says aliens can bring tort suits in u.s. courts. it's a really old statute, and the basis for the lawsuit has to be a violation by some party of a basic principle of international law or treaty in which the united states has subscribe. the court of appeals decided this case, which is the nigeria versus the overseas oil company, on the ground that the statute doesn't apply to companies, and the supreme court agreed to decide last time the interesting question which is can you bring the alien tort suits against company, and then aves apparent there was another, perhaps bigger issue lurking in the case, and that is does the statute apply extraterritorially? this is a case brought by foreigners against the foreign company about something that happened overse
FOX News
Sep 21, 2012 10:00am PDT
protesters and blocking internet access. in nigeria, several thousands taking to the street, crying death to america. can you believe this? in malaysia, u.s. citizens told to avoid areas. in uganda, massive protests outside of the the american embassy. and in denmark, they are gearing up for demonstrations planned. rick leventhal is covering it live. reporter: there was plenty of advance warning that things could get ugly today, prompting a wave of closures, embassies, consulates and several other american and french embassies shut them down and indonesia, nigeria, alicia, and others. the government called for peaceful protest, but injury trust tour flags. demonstrators ransacked and set fire to attend movie theaters and set fire to other buildings. at least 15 people were killed, including a driver for a local tv station. in karachi, it got even worse. an protesters exchanging fire from at least a dozen were killed. nearly 100 injured there. more movie theaters were torched along with police vans and in the capital city, police with more than 10,000 demonstrators in several neighborhoods
FOX News
Sep 30, 2012 4:00pm PDT
the court will consider whether nigeria citizens can sue shell oil company in u.s. court for human rights abuses they say the company committed in nigeria, one of the most anticipated, student who she was not admitted to the university because of race based. and justice kennedy will be the swing vote in that case and expected to take up one case related to same sex marriage and defense of marriage act which the obama administration says it will no longer defend in court. another appeal involved counseling prop 8 amend the constitution so california would only rec knees a marriage between a man and a woman as valid and legal. >> from the moments the cases were filed, this is a case that would ultimately makeets way to the supreme court and looks like the time is now. >> we could know as early as monday morning whether the justices voted to take up either of the same sex marriage cases, shannon, thank you. >> in japan, people on alert in tokyo, as a powerful and destructive typhoon has its way. the storm injured dozens of people and left many without electricity. ground traffic paralyzed th
Sep 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
mundial sub 20 estados unidos fue por su parte contra nigeria, remata de cabeza para el 1 a 0. >> en el segundo tiempo samantha n con el pase a profundidad, se saca una defensa y mete el disparo para el 2- 0 final de estados unidos sobre nigeria, y estados unidos estÁ en la final por tercera vez en su historia y enfrentarÁ a alemania por el tÍtulo. >> felicidades chicas y les adelantamos que maÑana comienza la temporada oficial de la nfl y como un tremendo plato fuerte los campeones, los giants de nueva york se enfrentan a cowboys de dallas. >> recuerden para toda la informaciÓn univision, los espera esta noche en contacto deportivo a las 11, seguimos con mÁs de "primer impacto". >> gracias. >> y las brutales palizas que reciben los caballos para ser explotados en un espectÁculo, buenas tardes, hoy en noticias univision 14 a las seis...---un agente de la patrulla de caminos se encuentra grave tras enfrentarse a tiros contra un hombre en una carretera... la tragedia desato el caos y decenas de personas resultaron afectadas... ---revelan noticias alentadoras del bomb
Sep 18, 2012 7:00am PDT
very concerned about mali, nigeria, somalia, other places where there are real security threats. we need to continue to invest in relationships that will allow us to have a strong and vibrant participation in this region and to allow our diplomats and their other representatives of the united states to be safe and secure in carrying out their mission. >> as part of doing that, as part of making sure that, certainly the embassy staff and ambassadors themselves are safe in these very unstable parts of the world, do we need to know what happened? so, would you agree with senator lindsey graham that there needs to be an investigation by congress? >> well, i think it's important for us to come to a full understanding of what happened. whether that requires a congressional investigation or what i know is already a search and internal review investigation under way by the administration, i'll leave to the folks on the relevant committee and subcommittee. i do think it is important for those of us who are responsible for authorizing and appropriating funds for diplomatic security and for th
Sep 15, 2012 6:00am EDT
brothers and sisters from nigeria to kenya are being persecuted. when they go to church, they do not know if they will make it home afterwards. now the violence has come to us, the united states. on the anniversary of 911, no less. our libyan ambassador and his courageous the embassy staff lost their lives in a cool, gruesome, intentional terror attack. all the while, the response of this administration has communicated weakness and lack of resolve to the world. [applause] a top official seems incredulously convinced that the only way to curtail this crisis is to put a full frontal attack of the free-speech rights of american citizens. i want to be perfectly clear. this is not just about a movie. this was an intentional act that was done by radical islamists who seek to impose their beliefs on the rest of the world and we will not stand for it. [applause] no one here is suggesting that all muslims are radical. but we should not be ignorant of the objective reality that there is a very radical when of islam that is dedicated to destruction of america, israel, and israel's allies. what we a
FOX Business
Sep 3, 2012 10:00pm EDT
,000 undocumented americans in 15 different countries. israel, nigeria, the philippines, people like me have been paying taxes. we paid $11.2 billion in 2010. lou: have you made any money? >> of course. lou: so you paid money that you earn money and you pay taxes. that is very nice of you so nice of you. lou: [talking over each other] [talking over each other] i'm not bragging about it we want why did you bring up? >> all your i have been asked have you pay taxes. lou: i'm not asking you. those are the answers. >> here's my statement. i would love to figure out how you and i come in a conversation, to have a conversation where we can find a solution and meet halfway. lou: we are not going to meet halfway. lou: we are not going to meet halfway, that is not going to happen. this is a nation of laws and sovereign borders. we are a compassionate and welcoming nation. and where we are going to meet will be at the center of american values that you want to embrace. you do want to be american, right? >> i do. i do embrace them. lou: in america, we need to embrace america and everything that we stand for
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Sep 22, 2012 9:00am PDT
-muslim film. protest broke out in bang bang and nigeria. a man is hospitalized after jumping in a tiger exhibit in the bronx zoo. the man left off of a monorail and into the enclosure. the zoo staff was able to get the tiger away from him. >> harris: officials say they are not blaming the tig are for . what is the tiger going to be put down? >> no, the tiger did nothing wrong in this case at all. >> those are the top stories right now. back to you. thank you for much. and yesterday afternoon when i briefed the congress i made it clear that keeping our people everywhere in the world safe is our top priority. what happened in benghazi a terrorist attack and we will not rest until we have tracked down and brought to justice the terrorist that murdered four americans. day after secretary of state clinton confirmed the assault on libya was an act of terrorism. the senate approved sending fund toz egypt and lib yampt continuing resolution passed by the house will head off a government shut down for six months and now headed to the president's desk. in that resolution. billion in aid to ei did
Sep 22, 2012 4:00pm PDT
of thousands protested in nigeria by burning u.s. flags and in bangladesh protesters burned cars and fought with police. dozens were injured as police fired teargas into the crowd. nearly two weeks after it first gained attention online the anti-islam film is evoking strong emotions among muslims. >> back in this country now the pacific northwest is on alert over what's being called the largest fire event in years, burning well beyond the traditional fire season. there are warnings for families far outside the fire zone as clouds of smoke are spreading. kristen dahlgren has the report. >> you can't get there because the highway is closed due to the fire. >> reporter: as washington state's wildfires continue to burn out of control, the raging flames are only part of the problem. >> i grew up here. i have worked here for six years and haven't seen it this bad. >> reporter: smoke so thick dozens have been taken to hospitals for treatment. in many areas schools are closed and residents are warned to relocate, stay inside, wear masks. >> it is in the hazardous range and it is three times worse t
Sep 14, 2012 5:30pm PDT
their lives working in places we rarely see, nigeria, venezuela, sudan. 236 foreign service officers have died in the line of duty. four more names soon to be engraved on the state department memorial. the president and secretary of state visited this week. >> my name is chris stevens. and i am the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> reporter: chris stevens was so proud having given libya back to its people. so many there letting america now know they are against the attacks. chris stevens was a friend to them, and today, the president vowing that thousands of others like chris will continue his mission. >> we will never stop working for the dignity and freedom that every person deserves. whatever their creed. whatever their faith. >> reporter: and so we choose the brave men and women who continue their work tonight all over the world. thank you for watching. we're always online at the season premiere of "20/20," 10:00 p.m. eastern. i'll see you this weekend. diane back on monday. good night. >>> tonight, secret surveillance of the local occupy movement. the fbi has been keeping watc
Sep 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
. how was london? [ female announcer ] wells fargo. together we'll go far. >> welcome back. nigeria pose in a says pirates have attacked and seized an oil tanker off the coast of its largest city. navy says. rightw members on board in a safe room. piracy has been an ongoing problem in west africa. 5:45 is the time. the democrats6:00, pushing the right buttons at the convention. >> and a local college students fore disillusioned splitting the restaurant bill friends with an easy .olution controversyotional happening involving a war veterans.or the peace cross in prince honors those who in world war romney won, an influential group says church-stateolates separation. tonight at 5:00, we will tell you the battle over the peace with strong reactions from some local veterans'. a local man praised as a hero nowng the derecho is accused of sexual misconduct. in july, the performing cpr on a teenager who came in contact with electric wires. the teenager later died, but tnoy was accused of from a 12-year- old girl. he met the girl online and she be 21, his lawyer said. d last month he her at a pa
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